Heavy fighting between Al-Shabaab and AMISOM forces took place last night in Elasha Biyaha on the road between Mogadishu and Afgoye.
The fighting took place at Arbacow, the headquarters of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), according to residents.
The sources added that the fighting started last night, after Al-Shabaab fighters attacked the AMISOM base in Arbaow.
“The fighting was heavy with armed groups and their heavy artillery to looga heard about local water wells,” said a resident of the local media.
The exact number of casualties is unknown. Elasha Biyaha (sh.M.Network) reports from Elasha Biyaha town in the lower Shabelle region confirm that a joint operation between Somali government forces and AMISOM troops is underway.